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Changing The Face Of Fast Food

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

When people hear the term “fast food“, the thought that comes to mind is greasy overly processed foods that are very fattening. However, they are tasty and cheap. Therefore, a lot of people visit these restaurants for food. While a lot of people do understand that the foods that are offered by fast food chains […]

Studies Show Eating Nuts And Peanuts Can Lower Death Rates

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

A major study has been done on people of lower economic levels and different ethnics, many which included high risk factors for premature deaths, and found a strong link between nuts and peanuts and better health . The study came out with results that showed the more nuts people eat, the lower their death rates […]

New Study Finds That Exercise Can Change The Way Our Genes Behave

Friday, January 16th, 2015

Exercise is attributed to many health benefits such as increased fitness, reduced stress and better mood. It also reduces the risk of developing chronic diseases such as diabetes, cancer and heart disease. Yet the science behind the health benefits of exercise remains a mystery. How exactly does exercise impact our health? What is responsible for […]

Let me introduce you to Dr. Daniel G. Amen

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Dr. Daniel Amen is the founder of the Amen Clinics and is a leader in the area of brain health and development. He has helped me tremendously with my own struggles with ADD and I thought I’d take some time to introduce him to my readers. Maybe he can help one of you the way […]

Exercise to Lose Weight? Stay Warm

Monday, January 5th, 2015

Exercise affects people differently. Some lose a few pounds like, but soon regain them. Others even gain weight by eating more after exercising. Many researchers noted that swimming in cold water tends to increase appetite, which could add pounds.¬† Recently¬†researchers¬†decided to see if exercising in a chilly environment, compared to a more pleasant temperature, made […]

Woman Who Lost 260 Pounds to Run 7th Marathon

Monday, November 24th, 2014

Four and a half years ago, Michele Elbertson has weighed 427 pounds. She had a warning from her doctor that if she does not lose weight, she would not live much longer. After that, she underwent surgery in order to lose 100 pounds. Then she participated in marathons throughout the years, losing weight along the […]

Fitness Age and Cardiovascular Exercise

Friday, November 14th, 2014

Fitness age is calculated by a person’s cardiovascular endurance. The prediction of fitness age is made to check how long you will live healthfully. If your fitness age is less than your current age then you have higher chances of living longer than anticipated. For instance, my friend Tom Rothman is currently in his 50s, […]